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Travel agenda

From holiday snaps apps and photography workshops to watching wolves in Ethiopia

Barbados, Cape Town, Las Vegas

Now... Barbados Bliss

British Airways Holidays has a week's break at the Dover Beach Hotel in Barbados (room only), a short drive from Bridgetown. The deal includes flights from Gatwick on 3 Sept for £674pp. Britishairways.com

48 Hours: Hong Kong

The night skies are lighting up all over the Chinese city-state as residents welcome the dawn of the Year of the Dragon. Matthew Bell reports.

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Ask the traveller: Where to avoid in Mexico

Mexico, despite its problems, is proving irresistible to many British travellers: Virgin Atlantic is so confident about our collective addiction to the country that it is going into competition next summer against British Airways on the Gatwick-Cancú* run. And the Foreign Office says: "Most visits to Mexico are trouble-free." But then it goes on to warn: "Crime and kidnappings continue."

Virgin pilots vote for strike

Virgin Atlantic pilots have voted by a massive 97% to go on strike in a row over pay, raising the threat of summer walkouts which would cause travel chaos.